Geri Dawson

New Clues to Autism Brain ‘Wiring’ Point to Events before Birth

New research reveals that children with autism have an... More...

Autism Researchers Discover ‘Epigenetic’ Changes

 

  In recent years, scientists have identified rare genetic mutations that in and of t... More...

Autism Speaks Funds Creation of World’s Largest Autism Genome Library

Today, Autism Speaks entered into an international partnership that will create the w... More...

Autism Recurs in Families More Often than Previously Realized

August 15, 2011

Parents of children with autism are understandably concerned about the likelih... More...

Study Finds Risk of Autism among Younger Siblings of a Child with Autism Much Greater Than Previously Reported

NEW YORK, N.Y. (August 15, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, joined in announcing significant findings from the largest known study of younger siblings of children who had a verified d... More...

Parents Say Wandering Common & Scary; Research & Guidance Needed

The first major study on runaway behavior among children with autism confirms that it is both common and extremely stre... More...

July 19, 2011 IACC Meeting Summary

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on Tuesday, July 19, at the Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill in Bethesda, Md.

IACC Chair and NIMH Director Thomas Insel, M.D. opened the IACC’... More...

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